CCTS Sexual & Gender Minority Workshop: Research on the Health Disparities of LGBTQIA Populations

Date / Time

October 11, 2017

8:30 am - 12:30 pm

The NIH and Institute of Medicine (IOM) have recently designated sexual and gender minorities (SGMs) as a health disparity population and called for more rigorous research with this population. This free workshop is designed to provide an overview of SGM health disparities, as well as discuss measurement issues, recruitment and retention strategies, and ethical considerations in conducting research in this population. Students, post-doctoral researchers and scholars at UIC conducting research specifically on LGBTQIA populations are encouraged to attend.

Featuring talks from:
Phoenix Matthews, PhD- LGBTQIA Health Disparities
Wendy Bostwick, PhD- Measurement Issues
Raymond Ruiz- Recruitment and Retention
Kathryn Macapagal, PhD- Ethical and IRB Issues
Karriem Watson, PhD- Community Engagement
Jesus Ramirez-Valles, PhD- Theoretical Framework of Minority Stress

Registration Required:
Questions? Please contact Raymond Ruiz at

A light breakfast will be served.

Sponsored by the Center for Clinical and Translational Science’s Recruitment, Retention and Community Engagement Program

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